Nigeria President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, has assured the re-elected British Prime Minister, David Cameron that he would collaborate with him for the good of the two countries and the world.
In a goodwill message he sent to Cameron, congratulating him on his victory in the just concluded elections in his country, General Buhari said that from May 29 when he assumes office, he would find ways of working with the leadership of Britain to better the lot of the citizens of the two countries.
“Nigeria and the Britain have enjoyed good relationships, and we look forward to developing even stronger ties.”
A statement issued from his media office in Abuja today quoted the President-elect as commending Cameron for the role that the British government played before, during and after the Nigerian general elections.
“Britain, the United States of America, the European Union, ECOWAS, African Union and the United Nations played vital roles in ensuring that democratic norms were adhered to during our elections. Their role in the smooth outcome of the just concluded Nigerian elections can never be overemphasized.”
General Buhari emphasised that he looked forward to furthering the “special, warm and friendly relationships” between the government and people of Nigeria and the United Kingdom under the new government of Mr. Cameron.